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From Shortage to Sharing: Digital Pathology Connects Patients to Experts

Kamal Director PathnSitu Biotechnologies The practice of tissue pathology in developing countries is fraught with challenges, primarily stemming from limited resources, shortages of subspecialists, and a lack of trained laboratory personnel and continuing education programs. This article explores the impact of these challenges on cancer diagnosis and highlights the critical role of trained pathologists in performing surgical/Onco pathology tests. Shortage of Skilled Pathologists: One of the pressing issues in many regions, especially rural areas, is the shortage of skilled pathologists.…

Six Simple Steps to Prevent Vast Majority of Strokes

Dr. Andrew Russman DO, Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic.   In a proactive approach to stroke prevention, Andrew Russman, DO, Medical Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, shares valuable insights into the impact of lifestyle changes and effective disease management. According to the World Stroke Organization (WSO), stroke is the leading cause of disability worldwide. The WSO says one in four people will have a stroke in their lifetimes, and each year over 12 million people worldwide have strokes. However, it adds…

Emerging technologies in healthcare: Potential, challenges, and future implications

Raouf Hajji, MD, PhD. The rapid emergence of new technologies like Artificial intelligence (AI), remote healthcare and telemedicine, wearable devices and sensors, blockchain, 5G, Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), and quantum computing is changing the healthcare landscape. These innovations have already made substantial impacts on healthcare systems, biomedical research, and academia, with their transformative influence expected to persist for decades. Artificial Intelligence (AI): AI is a game-changer in healthcare, improving medical diagnosis, treatment, and healthcare delivery. It analyzes vast health…

Unraveling Cholesterol’s Mysteries: Beyond The Numbers & Its Broader Impact

By Dr. Asiya Nabi Asst. Medical Director & General Practitioner, Prime Health Cholesterol, a term often heard but seldom understood, lingers in our health conversations, raising numerous unanswered questions; it isn't just a personal concern but a societal issue. Healthcare policies that promote healthy lifestyles and affordable access to cholesterol-lowering medications play a crucial role in the battle against high cholesterol. This article aims to shed light on the enigmatic world of cholesterol, unravel its intricacies, and clarify its impact.…

Highlighting the Importance of Synthetic Data in the Healthcare Sector

By Rahul Yadav, CTO at Milestone Systems Synthetic data, which refers to artificially generated data containing computer-generated information, offers a promising solution to address the training data scarcity issue. It allows researchers and developers to create diverse datasets that closely mimic real-world scenarios. Synthetic Data is a method used to generate data that retains the characteristics of real-world details without compromising the privacy of individuals in the sample videos. In recent years, the healthcare sector has witnessed remarkable advancements in…